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Project by kiefer posted 01-08-2012 08:56 PM 2746 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a little chisel tool I made this weekend .
It is made tor dovetail shaped screw plugs wherever I like a dovetail shape or even a butterfly decoration .
There is nothing wrong with round or square plus or even a screw head but the dovetail shape is what I like in some applications .
I made this little tool from some scrap APITONG wood which was left over from a truck deck ,very hard wood and some knife blades with a single bevel cutting edge .
Nothing special about this just glued together with GORILLA SUPER GLUE which I thought would never hold but it does the job so far .
Comments welcome

Kiefer

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#1 posted 01-08-2012 09:06 PM

pretty cool idea good job.

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#2 posted 01-08-2012 09:19 PM

That is a really great idea. you prefer dovetails, but something similar could be made to accomodate some other shapes as well. Squares, Diamonds, etc. I will have to keep this idea in mind for later, thanks

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#3 posted 01-08-2012 09:52 PM

That’s just really neat! Great Idea.

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#4 posted 01-08-2012 10:14 PM

Every time I get on lumberjocks my want to do list gets bigger. This one is going to the top of the list. I can think of may instances that it would be useful, and like Ben said, It can be made in any shape to really at a stylized look to any project.

Great idea Kiefer and thanks for sharing it with us
Joey

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#5 posted 01-09-2012 05:14 AM

I like it, too!!! Great idea, and I would never have thought that GG would have held in that use. Gotta try it!!

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#6 posted 01-11-2012 05:59 PM

Cool idea.
Fast and easy.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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#7 posted 01-13-2012 01:30 AM

Neat idea. I have a use for one of them when I get home!........Jim

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